World Conservation Union


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World Conservation Union:

see International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
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Higher plant species, threatened, are the number of species classified by the World Conservation Union as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known.
In this English update of the 2005, 2001, and 1994 editions published by Delachaux and Nestle, Paris, botanist Delforge (adviser to the World Conservation Union) incorporates newly discovered species in the Mediterranean and adjacent regions, advances from genetics and biochemistry, and enough taxonomic changes to stress both amateur and professional botanists.
Last year the group won a Seed Award from the United Nations and the non-profit World Conservation Union for its efforts to translate "the ideals of sustainable development into action on the ground."
The scalloped hammerhead is to be listed as endangered on the Red List of the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
The World Conservation Union say more than 130 species are threatened because there are no limits on how many can be caught.
The World Conservation Union (IUCN) and Parties to the London Convention and London Protocol--the international agreements that regulate dumping of wastes and other matter at sea--have also weighed into the debate, stating that 'given the present state of knowledge regarding ocean fertilisation, such large-scale operations are currently not justified'.
"During emergencies, women are less likely to have access to information about assistance than men," said Lorena Aguilar, a senior gender advisor for the World Conservation Union, based in Gland, Switzerland.
He has also been appointed to a part-time senior post with the World Conservation Union (IUCN) where he will be Chairman of their Independent Standing Expert Panel on Biodiversity Conservation within the Holcim Group, a leading supplier of cement, aggregates, concrete and asphalt.
The Japanese programme is causing controversy in particular this year because it plans to hunt 50 humpback whales, a species on the Red List of Threatened Species of the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
Sharks and rays, due to overfishing, the World Conservation Union says.
The Switzerland-based World Conservation Union called for urgent action to stave off a "global extinction crisis" as the organization released its 2007 Red List of Threatened Species Sept.

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